Tattnall Square Academy will have a new head of school in 2012.
Brenda Shuman-Riley, the chairwoman of the Department of Teacher Education at Middle Georgia College, will take over at the Macon private school June 1, according to a news release. Current head of school Michael Drake has been serving that role in an interim capacity since June 15.
Shuman-Riley was “the overwhelming choice” for the job, Yancey Houston, chairman of the school’s board of directors, said in the news release.
Shuman-Riley has also served as the head of school at the Bulloch Academy in Statesboro and was named the 2006 Georgia Teacher of the Year while teaching at Dublin City Schools.
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